Leamington sports clubs pay tribute to late Queen Elizabeth II - The Leamington Observer

Leamington sports clubs pay tribute to late Queen Elizabeth II

Leamington Editorial 9th Sep, 2022   0

LEAMINGTON’S sports clubs have paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II who died yesterday (September 8) at the age of 96.

The late Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral yesterday afternoon, a Buckingham Palace statement confirmed.

Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning monarch in British history and her Platinum Jubilee was marked in the UK and around the World earlier this year.

And many of Leamington’s sports clubs have paid their respects following the news.




National League North club Leamington FC tweeted: “Everyone at Leamington Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

RFU Counties 1 Midlands West (South) side Old Leamingtonians RFC tweeted: “On behalf of everyone connected with Old Leamingtonians RFC, we are saddened to hear of the death of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II.

“A true servant to our country and The Commonwealth, you will be missed.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with The Royal Family.”

 

Fellow RFU Counties 1 Midlands West (South) club Leamington RFC posted on Facebook: “Everyone at Leamington RFC is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

“Her service to the country, community and commonwealth has been an inspiration to all throughout her long life.

“Our thoughts are with her family at this incredibly sad time.

“We will of course pay our respects to her and her family across our games and training at the club this weekend.”

Midland Football League Premier Division side Racing Club Warwick tweeted: “All at Racing Club Warwick are saddened to hear of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

“We join the nation and commonwealth in mourning. May she rest in peace.”

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